Republican senators, assured HB2020 is dead, return to work Saturday to close out Legislature

Enough Oregon Republican senators will return to the Capitol for the chamber to do business Saturday.

The announcement was made at a Friday morning news conference in the Senate Republican office.

The Senate will convene at 9 a.m. Saturday, and will have until 11:59 p.m. Sunday to work through as many bills as possible. There are 103 stacked up waiting for action.

Not all 12 Republican senators will return, but only two are needed to provide a quorum so the body can operate. Baertschiger said the majority of . . .